a province in the upper central region of Thailand is rich in
tourist attraction resources including natural sites, artifacts,
festivals, temples as well as historical sites. Located 108
kilometers from Bangkok and 65 kilometers from Ayutthaya it is
conveniently commutable within a day. Topographically the southern
and western parts of Saraburi are plateaus 2 meters above sea level.
Ranging from plains to plateaus of 8 to10 meters high above sea
level broken by mounds and hills, the land gradually rises to the
north and the northeast. Saraburi is on the one very important
river: the Pasak River which flows through Amphoe Muak - lek,
Kaengkhoi, Muang Saraburi and Saohai and meets the Chao Phraya River
at Ayutthaya. It s length is 105 kilometers. Important canals are
Raphiphat,Roeng - rang Wihandaeng, Phrieo etc.
Saraburi extends over an area of 3,576.48 square kilometers and is
administratively divided into 11 districts (Amphoe): Muang Saraburi,
Kaengkhoi, Nongkhae, Nongsaeng, Banmo, Saohai, Phra
Phutthabat,Wihandaeng, Muak-lek, Nongdon, Donphut and Wangmuang.
North: Lop Buri
South: Ayutthaya and Pathum Thani
East: Nakhon Ratchasima and Nakhon Nayok
West: Ayutthaya and Lopburi
from Saraburi city
to its districts
Muak - lek
To Get There
Saraburi and Bangkok or other Province is very convenient. There are
various types of transportation available:
From Bangkok, take Highway No. 1 (Phahonyothin Road) to
Saraburi.The total distance is 108 kilometers
From Ayutthaya, take Highway No. 309 (Ayutthaya- Wangnoi) and turn
left onto Highway No.1 (Phahonyothin) until you reach Sararburi
City. The total distance is approximately 65 kilometers.
Air-conditioned buses leave the Northern Bus Terminal
(Mochit) from 05.00 to 20.30 and leave Saraburi Bus Terminal from
05.00 a.m. to 08.10 p.m. The bus leaves every 15 minutes. The trip
takes approximately 2 hours. The fare is 24 Baht. For further
information, please contact Tel.(02)9361972, 9362841
By non - air-conditioned bus non- air-conditioned buses leave
Saraburi Bus Terminal from 06.00 to 18.00 and leave Ayutthaya (Cho
Phrom Market ) From 06.00 a.m. to 05.30 p.m. The bus leaves every 30
minutes. The trip takes approximately 2.20 hours and the fare is 18
From Bangkok Railway Station (HuaLumphong), there are many
trains to Saraburi. The trip takes 2 hours. Moreover, there is a
rail service touring Chedsaonoi Waterfall and Kusuma Farm Resort on
a one-day excursion operated by State Railway of Thailand. The fare
is 160 Baht for an adult and 125 Baht for a child. For further
information, you may contact, State Railway of Thailand, Tel. (02)
2237010,2237020 or Kusuma Farm Resort Office, Tel. (02) 5614363,
5791591. Transportation between Ayutthaya and Saraburi is at
follows: Northeastern trains go back and for the everyday.
Festivals & Events
Phra Phutthabaht Festival
At Wat Phra Phutthabat
First: from 1st dusk up to 15th dusk waxing moon, 3rd of the
Second: from 8th dusk up to 15th dusk waxing moon, 4th of the month.
Phra Kieo Kaeo Festival
on 1st dusk, waxing moon 4th of the month . They invited the tooth
of Buddha from Wat Phra Phutthabat Museum celebrated around the
Chao Phor Khao Tok Festival
on 1st dusk, waxing moon 5th of the month at Wat Phra Phutthabat
Long Boat Competition Festival
On Saturday-Sunday the end of September at Sao Hai District Office
Put Flower in the Bowl Festival
on 1st dusk, waning moon 8th of the month was the Buddhist Lent Day.
At Wat Phra Phutthabat.
on the end of December at Wang Muang District Office.